Definition of bodega in English:

bodega

noun

  • 1(in a Spanish-speaking country) a wine shop or wine cellar.

  • 2(in the US) a small grocery shop, especially in a Spanish-speaking neighbourhood.

Origin

Mid 19th century from Spanish, via Latin from Greek apothēkē ‘storehouse’. Compare with boutique.

Pronunciation

bodega

/bəˈdeɪɡə/